Kerala state film awards 2017 announced today at Thiruvananthapuram by Minister A K Balan. Indrans grab the Best actor award for his performance in Aalorukkam and Parvathy Menon got the best actress award for her performance in Movie Take off.
The Kerala State Film Awards are the film awards for a motion picture made in Kerala. The awards have been bestowed by Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. since 1998 on behalf of the Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala, India.
110 movies were lined up for the awards this year, out of which 6 were children’s films.
Cultural minister A K Balan announced it at Trivandrum at 12.30 pm and he mentioned that the jury, consisting of those like Dr Biju, T V Chandran, Cherian Kalpakavadi and Dr M Rajeev Kumar, wasn’t happy about the quality of the movies this year. 58 movies were of new directors, out of which one was a woman. 78 per cent of the winners this time are debutantes at the awards.
Here is the list of winners for Kerala State Film Awards 2017 !!
Best Actor (Male) – Indrans (Aalorukkam)
Best Actor (Female) – Parvathy (Take Off)
Best Director – Lijo Jose Pellissery (Ee Ma Yau)
Best Film – Ottamuri Velicham, directed by Rahul Riji Nair
Best second film – Eden, by Sanju Surendran
Best popular film – Rakshadhikari Baiju
Best Debutant Director – Mahesh Narayanan (Take Off)
Best Children’s Film – Swanam
Special Jury Award – Vineetha Koshy (Ottamuri Velicham)
Best Supporting Actor – Alancier Le Lopez (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)
Best Supporting Actress – Pouly Valsan (Ea.Ma.Yau, Ottamuri Velicham)
Best Music Director – MK Arjunan (Bhayanakam)
Best Background Musci Director – Gopi Sunder (Take Off)
Best Sound Mixing – Pramod Thomas (Aeden)
Best Sound Design – Ranganath Ravi (Ea Ma Yau)
Best Lab/Colourist – Chitranjali Studio (Bhayanakam)
Best Make-up man – Ranjith Ambady (Take off)
Best Script Writer – Sajeev Pazoor (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)
Best Script (Adaptation) – S Hareesh, Sanju Surendran (Aedan)
Best Playback Singer (Female) – Sithara Krishnakumar (Vimanam)
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Shahabaz Aman (Mayaanadhi)
Best Editor – Appu Bhattathiri (Ottamurivelicham, Veeram)
Best Art Director – Santhosh Santhosh Raman (Take Off)
Best Sync Sound – Smijith Kumar PB (Rakshadhikari Baiju)
Best Costume Designer – Sakhi Elsa (Hey Jude)
Best Dubbing artist (Female) – Sneha M (Eeda)
Best Choreographer – Prasanna Sujith (Hey Jude)
Best Child Artist (Male) – Master Abhinandh (Swanam)
Best Child Artist (Female) – Nakshatra (Rakshadhikari Baiju)
Best Story – M A Nishad (Kinar)
Best Cameraman – Manesh Madhavan (Aedan)
Best Lyricist – Prabha Varma (Clint)
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